In this episode we celebrate presidents Day by talking about an attraction at Disneyland that is dedicated to our former president Abraham Lincoln. This attraction is Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. We talk about its start at the New York Worlds Fair 1964/1965, to all of its versions at Disneyland, Ca. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events.
Disneyland Resort Current Event
Disneyland, Disney California Adventure increase one-day ticket and annual-pass prices
"In 2015, Disneyland posted an all-time record with 18.2 million visitors, an increase of 1.5 million from the previous year, according to the Themed Entertainment Association, an industry group that tracks theme park attendance.
"Meanwhile, neighboring Disney California Adventure also reached record attendance with 9.3 million visitors."
Orange County Register
MiceChat Disneyland Updates:
This one includes price increase information:
The Disney Blog on pricing and crowds:
'Star Wars' land to open at Disneyland in 2019
"During the Walt Disney Company’s first quarter 2017 earnings call, company chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced that ‘Star Wars’ lands at Disneyland and Walt Disney World would open in 2019.
"Iger provided few other details, such as the month it would open, during the call."
Marvel Land News
Beloved ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Story Coming to Life with Limited-Time Experiences in Fantasyland at Disneyland Park
Disney Parks Blog
Disney Junior show ending at California Adventure as puppeteers negotiate pay raise
More on Disney Junior, the rest of DCA, and Downtown Disney
Disneyland Park Update
Fire in Disneyland parking structure leaves 4 workers hospitalized, 8 cars with major damage.
"The fire began on the second story of the 10,000-space structure and its cause was still under investigation. No criminal behavior was suspected."
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Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln